MERLIN webinar on SME Growth: grant opportunities

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Are you a researcher wanting to exploit your ICT research results and have you considered them as a spin-off, patent or licence? Are you an ICT start-up looking to bring a new idea or process to market? Have you been working hard on developing new ground-breaking technologies and disruptive services, but when it comes to exploit them, are unsure on how to proceed? Then, the series of workshops organized in the context of MERLIN are your solution! Our aim is to

Help today's researchers create tomorrow's enterprises

and we will help you.

In MERLIN we will organize 2 webinars covering European grants and public private partnership opportunities.

About this webinar

During this webinar, you will:

  • Understand the funding ladder - all public and private funding opportunities available for startups and SMEs

  • Get to know the benefits and drawbacks of European grant funding

  • Find out the main EU funding schemes for startups and SMEs

  • Learn about the main support programmes and projects available for EU startups and SMEs

About MERLIN project

MERLIN (Methodologies for Researcher Led Innovations) will support market-oriented researchers, SMEs and startups across Europe, to consider the full potential of their research and to shape ideas and outputs into innovations to be ready for market validation and commercialisation, by using modern needs-first, market-led methodologies.

MERLIN offers a range of dynamic workshops and relevant training to guide researchers and businesses on the journey to commercialisation. The programme, consisting on 8 workshops, will equip participants with knowledge, skills and network to generate market-led business models to unlock potential and accelerate this journey. MERLIN will organize 2 meetups with potential partners, customers and investors by the end of each year, to help participants grow. Moreover, selected participants will be invited to participate in Startup Europe events.

MERLIN has been funded in the context of the Innovation Radar inititative of the European Commission, under the Digital Single Market strategy.

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